YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon - For decades Nigerian migrants have left their country - both legally and illegally - hoping to escape poverty, conflict, and corruption.
Those traveling without proper documents faced several risks, including hunger and thirst, robbery, and the dangers of sea crossings into Europe. If caught, Nigerian migrants can be detained and eventually deported from their destination or transit countries.
The Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, told Crux that migration is “the ultimate manifestation of our state of despair.”
The department of education catholic diocese of Sokoto held a summit from the 5th of August, to 6th of August, 2019 on the theme; Education Quality Assurance: the way to ensure improvement of learning outcomes in schools. Participants at the summit were heads of schools and the assistance, schools Bursars, PTA chairmen and Secretaries. The focal point for the summit was to draw a plan for education in the diocese for the next five years. On his opening address, His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr.
The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, 2019, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world's bishops' conferences gathered at the Vatican to discuss the current crisis of the faith and of the Church; a crisis experienced throughout the world after shocking revelations of clerical abuse perpetrated against minors._
St. John’s Catholic Church, Gidan Kurma is one of the indigenous Hausa parish communities in Sokoto diocese. With the exception of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Funtua and a fraction of St. Vincent Ferrer’s Catholic Church Malunfashi. Malunfashi deanery is composed predominately of Hausa speaking communities. It is one of the homes of the Maguzawas.
The National Peace Committee in collaboration with the Kukah Center organized a town hall meeting with key stakeholders on peaceful re-run of the 2019 Elections for Gubernatorial and state assembly in sokoto state held at the Multipurpose hall of Dankanni Hotel in the state. The meeting was attended by representatives of the two contending political parties, NGOs, Religious leaders, Media Practitioners amongst others.
We have commenced our Lenten season amidst the trials and tribulations that have come to characterise our elections. Elsewhere, elections are a routine processes by which citizens affirm or withdraw the mandates given to those they have elected or offer mandates to new aspirants and seekers who wish to govern them.